Makerere University Computer Science alumnus (Mr. Gatale Elijah) has emerged as the only African winner at the recently concluded World Congress on Undergraduate Research 2019 which was held from 23rd to 25th May 2019 at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany.
Mr. Gatale’s research project "Shuttle Alert" which addressed challenges that Makerere University students who reside in hostels face in their daily commute to the Main Campus won top honours in the Communication category.
He received a manually crafted trophy and an official certificate. His undergraduate project "Shuttle Alert" was supervised by Dr. Marriette Katarahweire.
More information about Shuttle Alert can be obtained from : http://dissertations.mak.ac.ug/handle/20.500.12281/4367
More information about World CUR 2019 can be obtained from: https://uol.de/en/worldcur2019